Attorney General

Alabama Doesn’t Appeal Injunction Blocking Abortion Ban

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama’s near-total abortion ban will remain blocked by a federal judge. The attorney general’s office confirmed the state is not appealing the October injunction issued by U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson. The injunction prevented the ban from taking effect Nov. 15 while Thompson hears a lawsuit challenging the ban as unconstitutional. A spokesman for Alabama Attorney…

Alabama Won’t Release Contract Related to Executions

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – The Alabama attorney general’s office says it will not release to the news media a copy of a contract related to death penalty litigation. The attorney general’s office on Tuesday cited security reasons for refusing a records request from The Associated Press for a copy of a $25,000 contract with a Tennessee firm specializing in occupational…

2 Arrested As Dozens Protest Attorney General’s Decision Not To Charge Hoover Officer In E.J. Bradford Case

“What do we want? Justice! When do we want it? Now!” – That was one of the many chants heard at a Wednesday afternoon protest in downtown Montgomery that ended with the arrest of 2 women. Dozens stood alongside the parents of Emantic “EJ” Bradford Jr. with a message meant for Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall, just one day after…

State Board of Pardons and Parole Board

Board Rejets call for new leadership.

The Pardons and Parole Boars had responded to a letter from the Governor asking for more information in an ongoing dispute with the Board. Their 70 page letter to Governor Ivey includes a rejection of The Governor’s call for a change in leadership. and mixed reaction to other proposed changes.   Categories: Montgomery, News, Statewide Tags: Attorney General, governor ivey,…

Pre-existing Conditions as an Election Issue

Marshall vs Siegelman race for Attorney General

One of the issues in Tuesday’s election is a health insurance battle that could end the requirement for insurance companies to cover pre-existing conditions. State attorneys-general have lined up—mostly by party— on either side of a lawsuit asking the courts to rule against the affordable care act’s provision for pre-existing condition coverage. A veteran named Maze Marshall called a news…

Center Stage in Houston County Agrees to Cease Gambling Operations

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall has announced an agreement to cease illegal gambling operations at Center Stage in Houston County.  The following is the press release from the Attorney General’s office:     Attorney General Steve Marshall Announces Cessation of Illegal Gambling in Houston County   (MONTGOMERY)—Attorney General Steve Marshall announced today that the Houston Economic Development Association (“HEDA”)—a non-profit…

Experts Warn of Fraudulent Home Repair Scams

Hurricane season is three days away, and the winds and rains of those storms can result in costly damages. According to the Attorney General’s Office, there is something else to keep in mind should damage to your home occur. Home repair scams rank in the top five of consumer complaints the office receives. The Alabama Attorney’s office and the Greater…

The Alabama State Department of Education and the Office of the Attorney General Join Forces to Fight Cyber Bullying and Other Online Concerns

The advent of social media and online communities have created both incredible learning opportunities and real and viable threats for students. From cyber-bullying and inappropriate connections to using modern Apps and securing personal data, investigators at the Alabama Attorney General’s Office have created training that enables teachers and parents to fight back! Working In partnership with the Alabama Department of Education, investigators…

Alabama Primary Qualification Deadline Approaching

Governor's son qualifies

Joseph Siegelman, son of former Democratic Governor Don Siegelman, has qualified to run for Attorney General in the June Democratic Primary.   That would position him—if he wins the primary— to run as a Democrat against the former Federal Prosecutor who helped put his father in jail, Alice Martin—if she wins. She has qualified to run as a Republican for…

Questions Surround Gov. Bentley’s Senate Appointment

Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange is now a senator after Governor Robert Bentley appointed him to fill the seat left vacant by Jeff Session. Sessions was confirmed by the senate Wednesday night to be U.S. Attorney General. Governor Robert Bentley spent the last several months whittling the short list of candidates from over 100, then down to 20. Luther Strange…